'New kids’ on the UW technology transfer block discuss their mission

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

The University of Wisconsin System’s technology transfer efforts have gotten a major boost in recent weeks, thanks to the addition of four leaders who are heading programs aimed – in large part – at turning ideas into companies and jobs.

Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council, calls the four – all of whom come from outside the UW System – “talented new kids on the block who will help lead economic development efforts to a new level of sophistication.

“These are the people who will help shape how the university deals with business growth on the campus and beyond. They have a fresh view of what’s needed and how to pull that off.”

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